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Why legendary Mount Timpanogos is Utah's 'Everest'

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:32pm

As home to dozens of mountain ranges, Utah represents an extremely crowded field of high-elevation splendor, but Mount Timpanogos in Utah County rises above all other (some taller) peaks as Utah's Everest. Here are four reasons why.

Police, BBB warning Utah consumers about high school sports sponsorship scheme

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:33pm

Police and the Utah Better Business Bureau are alerting local consumers and business leaders after receiving complaints about a company selling fake or deceptive sponsorships for high school sports teams.

Dabakis lobs ‘anti-endorsement’ against Salt Lake mayoral candidate over past land deal

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:07pm

Former state Sen. Jim Dabakis, the top vote getter of the Salt Lake City mayoral candidates who failed to advance through the primary, weighed in on the race.

Plea deal possible for man accused of pointing gun at Latter-day Saint missionaries

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:17pm

A possible plea deal is in the works for a West Valley man accused of inviting Latter-day Saint missionaries to his house and holding them at gunpoint.

Video: Utah train operator recounts lead up to nick-of-time rescue by trooper

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:34pm

Riley Nelson, a Utah Transit Authority train operator, saw a light in the distance as he carried about 60 passengers northward away from Salt Lake City.

Poll: McAdams’ favorability higher than Utah’s other congressmen

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:58pm

Utah’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Ben McAdams, rated higher among voters than the state’s three other U.S. House members, according to a new poll.

Utah leads states in gun sales growth over past decade, study shows

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:33pm

As lawmakers heard statistics Wednesday on the state of gun crime in Utah, a new study shows Utah’s rate of gun ownership has increased more than any other state over the past decade.

St. George sets new rainless record; more snow headed for northern Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:35pm

Records are meant to be broken, but those who oversee water in southwestern Utah aren’t pleased with St. George’s new record.

Latter-day Saint bishop jailed, accused of having images of child sex abuse

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:19pm

A Latter-day Saint bishop faces potential criminal charges for allegedly possessing and distributing what investigators described as “child sexual abuse material.”

Utah woman who admitted to distributing 99 pounds of meth sentenced to 20 years in prison

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:38pm

A Utah woman who admitted to helping distribute over 99 pounds of methamphetamine in Utah, Idaho and elsewhere, between 2014 and 2016, will spend 20 years in federal prison, authorities said.

Latter-day Saint pioneer from Pakistan attends first general conference, reconnects with mentor in Utah visit

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:00am

After working for years to build bridges for his faith around the world, Razzaq Gill finally visited its headquarters last week.

Ex-Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz recalls Rep. Elijah Cummings with fondness

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:33am

Former Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland had almost nothing in common politically or personally.

Utahn charged in kidnapping, sexual assault of woman walking on street

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:44am

Charges were filed Wednesday against a Kearns man accused of abducting a woman off a street in 2016, taking her to an abandoned house and then sexually assaulting her.

Utah legislative proposals seek to snuff out youth vaping, focus on sales to teens

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:04am

If it calls itself a vape shop, it’s a vape shop.

Woman dies in crash on I-15 in Ogden, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:27am

A woman died in a crash early Thursday morning in Weber County, authorities said.

Utah legislature gears up for ‘interesting conversation’ on conversion therapy

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:21am

A proposed rule that would effectively ban conversion therapy — crafted at the request of the governor and opposed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — has set the stage for an “interesting conversation” on Capitol Hill, the speaker of the Utah House of Representatives said Wednesday.

Utah farmers short on pumpkins after freeze

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:03am

A freeze last week has left one of Utah’s biggest pumpkin suppliers short on pumpkins.

Improving early learning: Millions more needed for teacher coaching, student testing

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:37am

If Utah wants to improve learning outcomes from preschool through the third grade, it needs teaching coaches, lawmakers were told Wednesday.

Woman awaiting trial in one case now charged with arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:18am

A woman awaiting trial for her alleged role in a decadelong abuse case is now charged with setting her house on fire.